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1200 Quarantined at Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

Nine hundred military personnel have been drafted to cover the 1200 security staff quarantined after a suspected norovirus outbreak at the Winter Olympics. The POCOG, the local organising committee for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, confirmed on Tuesday that 41 private security staff were admitted to hospital with headaches, stomach pain and diarrhoea. As a precaution the 1200 staff staying in the same area have been quarantined until

At the Chamois d'Or, the first 5-star hotel in Alpe d'Huez and Isère!

A 5-star hotel dedicated to families and children, in a family atmosphere ! It’s a well-deserved reward that has just been awarded the Golden Chamois. With a 5th star, and becoming the first hotel of this category in Isère, the Chamois d’Or officializes the incessant work carried out for several years by Thibaut and Didier Lassarat and their team. “A big chalet with a family atmosphere” At the Chamois d’Or, the atmosphere

Severe Weather Warnings And Slope Closures Sweep The Alps

(image courtesy of Les Arcs FB) Strong winds and heavy snowfall from storm #Eleanor has caused many resorts across the Alps to close this morning, conditions are not expected to improve for the next few days. We will keep you updated as much as we can on resort & road closures/conditions! Les Arcs Most of resort closed for safety. Roads being cleared around the clock. Follow Les Arcs’ Facebook for

Les Arcs - KEY WINTER EVENTS 2017/2018

Winter Film Festival – 10-12 November 2017  The Coeur d’Or Cinema, Bourg Saint Maurice Programme of snow riding sport films and pre-premiers featuring: skiing, snowboarding, telemark, freeride, adventure, freestyle SKI’N’FONDUE 15-17 December 2017 The season gets off to a flying start with some great short stay offers and fondue, THE mountain speciality, to tempt you at every corner! The Les Arcs European Film Festival – 16-23 december 2017 The Les Arcs Film Festival is taking

Action Outdoors Launch UCPA Special Offers For January

Great value for money holidays with Action Outdoors are now available on selected dates at a reduced rate during January 2018. There’s limited spaces available on each holiday and once they have sold out then availability ends, but there’s no deadline. Here’s a selection of some of the key holidays available with all-inclusive per person prices for accommodation, breakfast, lunch and evening dinner, full area lift passes, ski or snowboard

Perisher Ski Resort Investing $4.2 Million In New Chairlift And Snowmaking

The new quad chairlift will increase lift capacity by 75% in one of Perisher’s most popular areas, for the 2019 season. Additional snow-making brings investment to over $25 million in recent years and bolsters already preeminent early season experience. Vail Resorts is also investing $66 million(CAD) at Whistler Blackcomb for new lift infrastructure and on the heels of $50 million(US) in improvements in 2015, Park City Mountain will also see

Russia Banned From Winter Olympics By IOC

BREAKING NEWS: The IOC have announced the Russian team are banned from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang this coming February! This ban comes after the lengthy investigation into suspected state wide doping around the 2014 Sochi Games. “This was an unprecedented attack on the integrity of the Olympic Games and sport. The IOC EB (executive board), after following due process, has issued proportional sanctions for this systemic manipulation

Exciting New Mountain Property Agency Launches This Winter

Alpine Property Search, a new agency specialising in the sale of mountain properties in Switzerland, France and Japan, has launched this winter. The agency, headed up by former investment banker David Bhagat, promises a personal service and attention to detail that will set it apart from competitors. David and the team are passionate winter sports enthusiasts and have intimate knowledge of the resorts where they have properties listed for sale.

Half Term Ski Holiday Price Travel Madness Solved By Snow Express

Snow Express provides a fantastic alternative and is offering return travel directly to French ski resorts, including baggage and ski carriage, from £436 for a family of four during the half-term holiday period. For families travelling independently during this February school half term holiday period, getting a good deal on accommodation in the Alps is relatively straightforward – prices might be higher than in low season, but there’s still ways

Alpe D’huez Opens  Saturday 2nd December

Alpe d’Huez opens its slopes on Saturday 2nd December for 141 days of not stop ski until the 21st of April 2018 . The excitement is rising within the resort which is getting ready to welcome our local fans who are prepared to make a long journey to take part in the opening of the season. An unmissable event, festive and friendly both on the slopes and in the resort